Datapoint Nicaraguan Creole English/Comparative standard marking

Values

Particle marking

Example 11-111:
Dem iz oolde an nan a wi.
Dem
3pl
iz
cop.prs
oold-e
old-er
an
than
nan
none
a
of
wi.
1pl
They are older than any one of us.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-112:
An deer di tingz chiipa dan hiar.
An
and
deer
dem.loc
di
art.def
ting-z
thing-pl
chiip-a
cheap-er
dan
than
hiar.
dem.loc
And there all things are cheaper than here.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-113:
John taala (d)an Mary.
John
John
taal-a
tall-er
(d)an
than
Mary.
Mary
John is taller than Mary.
Confidence:
Very certain